H. R. McMaster
Herbert Raymond "H. R." McMaster (born July 24, 1962) is an American Lieutenant General in the United States Army and author. He is the 26th and current United States National Security Advisor since February 20, 2017. He was commander of the Maneuver Center of Excellence at Ft. Benning, Georgia.
McMaster served as Director of Combined Joint Interagency Task Force-Shafafiyat (CJIATF-Shafafiyat) (Transparency) at ISAF (International Security Assistance Force) Headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan. He is known for his roles in the Gulf War, Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.
References[change | change source]
- Lucey, Catherine (February 20, 2017). "PRES. TRUMP PICKS PHILADELPHIA NATIVE ARMY LT. GEN. H.R. MCMASTER AS NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER". Associated Press. https://6abc.com/amp/news/trump-taps-phillys-lt-mcmaster-as-national-security-adviser/1763861/. Retrieved February 20, 2017.
Other websites[change | change source]
- "H.R. McMaster: The Warrior's-Eye View of Afghanistan", Wall Street Journal interview May 11, 2012
- Online Video of Frontline program The Insurgency, see part 4.
- Nov 2003 Crack in the Foundation: Defense Transformation and the Underlying Assumption of Dominant Knowledge in Future War, H.R. McMaster (PDF)
- Hoover Institution bio